Student Nurses Association

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The Student Nurses Association is open to all pre-nursing and nursing students. The mission of LSUHSC SNA is to enhance nursing education through community service activities that promote social and professional development. Membership in LSUHSC SNA confers membership in the district, state and National Student Nurses Association.

  SNA Officers Spring 2022



President Luke Daniels
Vice President Colin Nipper-Stevenson
Secretary Jaden Folse
Treasurer Jaqueline Vinson
Historian Mallory Navarro
Breakthrough to Nursing Kalli Bayer
Community Service Coordinator Kathryn Phillipi
Community Service Coordinator Bradley Poret
Community Service Coordinator Kent Cheramie
Community Service Coordinator Hailey Danna
Guest Speaker Coordinator Jamie Eschette
Parliamentarian Patrick Hutchinson
Faculty Advisor Elizabeth Hopkins
Faculty Advisor Helen Neil

Meetings Dates

Meeting Date Time Location
Meeting Monday, January 24th, 2022 12:00-1:00pm via Zoom
Meeting Monday, February 14th, 2022 12:00-1:00pm via Zoom
Meeting Monday, March 14th, 2022 12:00-1:00pm via Zoom
Meeting Monday, April 11th, 2022 12:00-1:00pm via Zoom

Membership Information
New members of LSUHSC SNA are welcomed to join by the second meeting of each semester! If you have any questions about membership or becoming a member, contact the President. You may pay for your membership through this link on the NSNA website,

  • Chapter dues are $5.00 per year in cash or check
  • To pay these chapter dues, print your confirmation of membership and put this confirmation and the $5.00 chapter dues into an envelope with your name on it and give it to the treasurer.
  • Checks are made out to SNA @ LSUHSC
  • For Spring 2020, dues are due on February 10th. If you cannot make it to the meeting on this day, you must have your dues in Ms. Deeves’ mailbox, 162 Nursing School building, no later than 5:00 pm. If you do not get your dues in by this time, you will not be considered an active member and you will not be eligible to acquire points for receive a cord for this semester.


NSNA and SNA Code of Conduct

  • Maintain the highest standard of personal and professional conduct.
  • Actively promote and encourage the highest level of ethics within nursing education, the profession of nursing, and the student nurses' association.
  • Refuse to engage in, or condone, discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, citizenship, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Treat others with respect and promote an environment that respects human rights, values and choice of cultural and spiritual beliefs
  • Abstain from the use of alcoholic beverages or any substances in the academic and clinical setting that impair judgment

Point System

In order to earn the blue and white SNA graduation cord, a student must be a paying member of SNA no later than the membership deadline of their Junior II semester or the equivalent for CARE, and earn at least 12 points for traditional students, and 8 points for CARE, by graduation. If Senior II’s want their cord by composites pictures, points must be completed by the beginning of their graduating semester. Points are earned by participating in volunteer events and/or by contributing to donation events.

  • Participation in one volunteer event for the assigned duration = 0.5 point or 1 point
  • Blood drive volunteering = 0.5 points (due to shorter shifts)
  • Blood donation during LSUHSC School of Nursing Blood Drives = 0.5 point
  • Donation Credits
    • 4 donation events (8 items each event) = 0.5 credit
    • 8 donation events = 1 credit
    • o Credit will only be given for the first 8 items donated (more than 8 items will not be counted for another donation credit)
      • A donation credit appears as .125
  • Missing Points
    • Any missing points at the end of each semester should be sent to the VP for review. The VP's email is listed at the top of the page in the SNA officer table.

Upcoming Conventions

April 6-10, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah NSNA

Meeting Minutes



SNA MDF Prices

Classic Cardiology MDF   Pro Cardial MDF
Classic Cardiology stethoscope - $100   Procardial C3 stethoscope - $120

MD One MDF   Acoustica MDF
MD One stethoscope - $50   Acoustica lightweight stethoscope - $20

Calibra MDF   Medic Palm MDF
Calibra Pro Sphygmomanometer - $30   Medica Palm Sphygmomanometer - $50

SNA Clipboard  
Clinical Clipboard - $20    

Helpful Links
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

Louisiana Student Nurses Association (LASN)

NSNA Code of Professional Conduct of Professional Conduct.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct Interpretive Statements of Academic and Clinical Conduct With Interpretive Statements.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.pdf?dl=0